TOP NEWS!!! Darla's Art Adventure Abroad to Italy as well as two Ghost Ranch workshop/retreats 2020 were cancelled due to the pandemic.
Plans are in place for 2021 and 2022. Join us!
The 2021 Ghost Ranch, NM workshop/retreat is scheduled for this 26 Sept-2 Oct! Check the Ghost Ranch tab above for details. The June multi-media workshop will resume
12-18 June 2022 next year.
Visit FRANCE this Fall with Darla! Learn to Create a Journal of your travel memories! Come with our small
group scheduled 8-17 October 2021 when we return to Southern France to visit new sites!
My Italy Art Adventure Abroad is scheduled during fall 2022!
The former Tierney's Tavern and Restaurant has new ownership with a new look and menu! Main Street Cafe shows work by members
of the Visual Arts of Lewisville. I have 3 very large images currently hanging: a textile, an acrylic and a watercolor canvas print (2' x 3') in the west dining room. The address is 208 E Main
Street, open hours 6am-9pm.
My mural of Denton was selected by Wal-Mart for their public art project to install murals in their stores. A specially
designed mural showing the "Vibe of Denton, Texas" was chosen for the Loop 288 Super Wal Mart location, where it is now installed. The design is posted under the Public Art tab. Of course, I haven't
been able to see the real installation yet...
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX
I was chosen by the
City of Grand Prairie Public Art Program to have two of my watercolor images transferred with vinyl wrap to
traffic signal boxes. In 2019 my "Tangled Tulips" watercolor was installed at the intersection of Carrier Parkway at Hill St and in 2018 "Red Dragons" was selected for the intersection of Carrier
Parkway and Arkansas Street. (Take a peek on the Public Art tab above)
is where I am scheduled 2021!
My watercolor, "Henri's Yellow Tulips" will be hanging at the Irving Art Center, for the 36th Texas and Neighbors Juried Art
Exhibition. Others chosen by juror, Andrea Karnes, Senior Curator at the Fort Worth Art Museum will be available for viewing 15 May-12 June. The address is 3333 N MacArthur Blvd with a reception
scheduled 16 May, 2-5pm.
GHOST RANCH, ABIQUIU, NM in 2021
The UN-traditional Watercolor workshop/retreat is set for 26 Sept-2 Oct.Registration forms are available on the Ghost
Ranch tab above.
SOUTHERN FRANCE in October 2021!
You are invited to come along! We had such a marvelous (and delicious) time in Southern France in July 2019 that we are
returning to the same Perigord accomodations in October this year. Details are posted under the Art Abroad tab.
THE PANDEMIC REARRANGED MY SCHEDULE A BIT. THE FOLLOWING WILL BE SCHEDULED LATER.
The 2020 Keller Art Walk scheduled for November in the Old Town West area has been postponed until Nov 2021. I have been chosen
by the City of Keller
to be one of the plein air artists available. I will be showing how to create pen and ink with watercolor on site. More details
My 2020 watercolor demo followed up with a workshop with the Pecan Plantation Art Guild of Granbury has been postponed until
A solo show scheduled in 2020 at the Box Gallery at Royal Lane Baptist Church, Dallas will be rescheduled 2021. Details will be
ITALY Umbrian Region is scheduled for late June 2022 or fall 2022. Contact Darla for updated
2022 Mixed Medias Workshop/ retreat at Ghost Ranch 12-18 June! Learn something new every day
(printmaking, textiles and so much more!)
Some of my 2021 award-winning news!
The Society of Watercolor Artists voted "Golden Bounty" 2nd place for the January Art of the
Visual Arts of Lewisville awarded 2nd place February Art of the Month for "Rainbow Tulips," a watercolor
and in April "Two-Inch Orbit", a mixed media work won 1st place with VAL.
I am the current
President of Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth, TX. Check out this terrific watercolor association at